Ossoff and his supporters still have hope that they can flip the district in June, and some of that is based on the tepid support it showed for Trump, who carried it in November by less than 2 points. And Tuesday’s vote showed the perils of allying with Trump, with the two candidates running as the most ardent pro-Trump loyalists flailing at the polls.
British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday she will seek an early election on June 8. Three weeks after officially launching the process for Britain to exit the European Union, May said opposition parties are threatening to derail the process and that parliament is not coming together in the same way as the nation.
“The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressioal (sic) race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!” Trump posted. The president’s involvement is an indicator of the importance of the Georgia election. Flipping a seat in the GOP-majority House would be a nice accomplishment for the Democrats in the early days of the Trump presidency
After a scare for Republicans in Kansas last week, when a congressional race got uncomfortably close in a district Trump had dominated in the presidential election, the Georgia fight teeters on becoming a full-blown crisis for a party that should be relishing its recent success and consolidating power. A Democratic win here, unthinkable weeks ago, is now a very real possibility.
The head of Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council says it’s impossible to organize a presidential runoff in time for the country to meet a Feb. 7 constitutionally-imposed deadline for the handover of power from one elected president to another.
The division between Scotland’s two main political parties has resurfaced as the Nationalist Party seeks to sweep the national elections this Thursday.
Analysts predict challenger Muhammadu Buhari to win the Nigerian presidential election which would not only be the first democratic transfer of power in the country, but a victory for the Muslim minorities in the largely Christian nation.
The challenging policy goals set by the White House will be harder to achieve with the perception abroad that a president “who was headed for lame-duck status is even less relevant.”
In China, Obama defended his decision to send more military trainers to Iraq and applauded the protesters in Hong Kong.
Although they beat out Democrats for the Senate, and in many races for Governor, Republicans will have a lot of work cut out for them with
Republicans will say election outcome is a referendum on Obama, but it may have a lot more to do with the failure of Citizens United.
As voting draws to a close, North Carolina and New Hampshire will be two states to watch for a sense of how the chips will fall nationally.
With President Obama’s unpopularity, Joe Biden is hitting the campaign trail to support House Democrats– and perhaps set the stage for an announcement about 2016.
Will enough of the newly registered voters in California turn out to cast their ballots in Tuesday’s election?
By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Sure looks as if it’s going to be a Republican night. Polling, history and lots of anecdotal evidence are on the Republicans’ side as voters go to the polls Tuesday. A president’s party usually loses congressional seats in his sixth year. The latest averages of new polls […]